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Today's Features

  • One of the more influential words in the New Testament is also the shortest: If.

    We find it most prominently in the call of Jesus in Luke 9:23. “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

    Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, May 25: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; CC Cooperative Extension Service/Pretty Places in Small Spaces, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.

  • Before busy summer schedules set in, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to roll up a sleeve to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients in need.

    Donors of all blood types are needed now to help accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those receiving cancer treatment.

  • The Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met on May 19, at Two Rivers Restaurant with six members present. The minutes of the March meeting were read by secretary Donna Wallace and were approved as read. The treasurer reported that 37 members have paid their local dues.

    Due to the generous donations of the members, CCRTA was able to present three $300 scholarships to the following Carroll County High School seniors: Ericah Martinez, Jordan Becraft and Haley Dermon. The members wish these young ladies much success in their pursuit of a career in education.

  • Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World will run until June 30. Call (502) 732-7020 for more information.

    New events

    Thursday, May 25: SRP presented by the Extension Service, school age, 3:30 p.m.

    Friday, May 26: Mad Science of KY Earthworks, all ages, 11 a.m.

    Tuesday, May 30: B4K Club, Robot program, preschoolers, 11 a.m.

    Wednesday, May 31: STE Stations, 3-5 p.m.; Family Time Entertainment, 6 p.m.

    Thursday, June 1: SRP Robot Program, school age.

  • So you believe you can sing? The time for you to “Shine” is fast approaching as Carrollton native Brandon Stewart brings his newest concept to Kentucky with live auditions June 2-4.

    Shine is a singing competition that aims to inspire artists of all ages and provide them with the foundation they need to succeed. A news release states that Shine owns a music studio and partners with industry professionals to provide a successful launch to any aspiring singer. Celebrities, talent managers, agents and producers will all attend the live show event.

  • The months of May and June make for two of the best for catching largemouth bass. The weather is warm, but not too hot, and the largemouth bass feed heavily as warmer water temperatures increase their desire to eat.

    Largemouth bass are one of the most popular sport fish in Kentucky. Two of Kentucky’s excellent state resort parks, Barren River Lake State Resort and Lake Barkley State Resort Park, lie on two of the best largemouth bass lakes in our state.